Voortrekkers mark 100th anniversary of Battle of Blood River and the Great Trek. Foundation stones?
SLATE INFORMATION - Voortrekker celebrations in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA: Pretoria:
Medals awarded to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the defeat of the Zulu nation at the battle of Blood River / South Africans dressed in the style of Voortrekkers riding out /
People dressed as Voortrekkers gathered at site where memorial is to be built / Covered wagon / Mrs. J.C. Muller (granddaughter of Andries Pretorius), Mrs. K.F. Ackerman (great-granddaughter of Hendrik Potgieter) and Mrs. J.C. Preller (great-granddaughter of Piet Retief) - all great Vootrekker leaders - laying foundation stones of memorial
Background: Voortrekkers mark 100th anniversary of Battle of Blood River and the Great Trek. Foundation stones of the Voortrekker Memorial laid.